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Title:  Chief Engineer

Job Number:  9765

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2009

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. 

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in

About the Role

With the growth in the pipeline of work we are bidding and delivering, we have created an exciting opportunity in our Technology, Engineering and Knowledge (TEK) team for a Chief Engineer to further strengthen our technical engineering capacity and capability for the whole John Holland business

As the centre of excellence within John Holland, TEK drives design and engineering governance and delivery support across all business units. This new role will report directly to the Group General Manager as part of the TEK Senior Leadership Team, with overall accountability for enterprise-wide technical engineering governance.

This key leadership role will help embed TEK through John Holland through provision of technical engineering and associated governance for our customers, including promoting a culture of business excellence, innovation, and transparency against performance objectives. As part of the TEK SLT, this role will lead elements of our TEK strategy, including collaborating with CCCC’s design institutes to ensure better leverage of its technical capabilities and capacity in technical engineering design, construction methodologies and innovative solutions.

About you

  • Have an extensive range of multidisciplinary projects as part of your work history including large scale structures and heavy engineering projects with the ability to lead, guide and influence technical and design decisions.
  • You will lead the internal and external interface at all stages of the project lifecycle, including both client stakeholder and John Holland business units leading the overall success of project development and delivery.  The ability to manage international relationships with our parent company to benefit from their expertise would be highly desirable.
  • Your depth of experience will see you contribute to assessment of project feasibilities and development of business cases for project development and investment.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing engineering governance and services in addition to design management across project review, oversight and engineering risks across each business unit, you will lead innovation by investigating and delivering best practise across each business unit.
  • Ambition, your drive and determination will include wanting to be the best, you will relish being the public face within industry circles promoting and sharing John Holland’s success in applying technical excellence across Infrastructure, Building and Rail projects

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Successful delivery of a large, complex and multidisciplinary projects
  • Performance – Informs, promotes and enables business performance leadership and development of your team
  • Business & Commercial – Implements business and commercial governance
  • People – Promotes and drives the culture, you will invest and engage with a large and diverse group of internal and external stakeholders.

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

For a confidential discussion please contact Michael on 0438579476.

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